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Advance Your Military Career or Succeed in Civilian Life

Leverage your military expertise and experience with an advanced degree. Move up the military ranks or transition successfully into a civilian role with Webster University—proving unmatched military education for more than 40 years.

With online or military base options, you can balance school with work, military and life commitments—even if deployed. Military credits also transfer easily.

Plus, we’ve been recognized for the second consecutive year as a military-friendly institution that helps veterans and active duty service members pursue, pay for and complete their degrees.

 

7+
Years recognized as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report

Campus Information

Important Dates & Campus Closures

  • May 25: Memorial Day, Webster Closed
  • July 3: Independence Day (observed)
  • September 7: Labor Day
  • November 26-27: Thanksgiving
  • December 24, 2020-January 1, 2021: Winter Holiday

Select a term to view schedules & syllabi

 

 

Term Dates: January 4,  2021 - March 5, 2021

  • Jan 8th Drop Deadline
  • Jan 18th Martin Luther King Jr Day, Webster Closed
  • Feb 12th Withdrawal Deadline
  • March 8th-12th Spring Break
  • March 12th Grades Due

 

         
         
         

 

Term Dates: March 15, 2021 - May 14, 2021

  • March 19th Drop Deadline
  • April 23rd Withdrawal Deadline
  • May 8th Commencement Ceremony
  • May 21st Grades Due
         
         
         

Step-by-Step Guide

All students completing all degree requirements in May 2020 must fill out a Petition to Graduate.

Petitions are due:

  • Spring 1: January 7, 2020
  • Spring 2: March 2, 2020
             

Petition to Graduate Forms

Graduate School Petitions:

Petitions will be routed to the correct staff member once form is completed and submitted.

NOTE: An e-mail confirming receipt of the petition will be sent upon submission.

Students who have completed all of their academic requirements to graduate must clear their Student Business Office account balance prior to diploma and transcript release. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% convenience fee. Check payments have a holding period of ten days before release of transcripts. For more information, call the Business Office at 1-800-981-9803.

Complete RSVP CARD for the Commencement Ceremony at the Muny on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Return RSVP CARD via e-mail

For Extended Campus Graduates

Notify your campus director by February 18, 2020 to submit your name on the Commencement Participation Form if you intend to participate in the St. Louis Commencement ceremony.

Fully Online Graduates

Notify the Online Learning Center at studyonline@webster.edu or (866) 622-0888 if you plan to participate in the St. Louis ceremony.

International Students Family Visitor's VISA Procedure

To facilitate the visa interview process for your relatives to visit for Commencement, click here

Graduates/Guests With Disabilities

Indicate your needs on the RSVP card. If you have questions regarding special accommodations (due to a disability) needed for the commencement ceremonies, contact Cindy Yamnitz at 314-246-4245.

*It is recommended that individuals requiring wheelchair assistance bring their own wheelchair. Please note the Muny property is accessible but, individuals must be able to negotiate an incline for seating for the main Muny stage.

How to Wear Your Academic Regalia [ Video ]

If you are located in the St. Louis area and participating in the St. Louis Commencement:

St. Louis area graduates may purchase their caps and gowns at the University Bookstore, 554 Garden Avenue, Webster Groves, Missouri during the Grad Salute Days. Join in the celebration. Enter to win prizes and don't miss special graduation pricing on Jostens class rings. Take care of all your graduation needs on these days.

Ring Sale/Announcement Days on Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday March 8, 2017 from 10 am–5 pm.

Grad Salute Days
Wednesday, March 22: 10 am–5 pm
Thursday, March 23: 10 am–5 pm
Friday, March 24: 10 am–3 pm

If you cannot attend the Grad Salute, caps and gowns will be available during regular business hours at the University Bookstore until May 12, however sizes and availability may be limited.

Webster University Bookstore
554 Garden Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 968-5936 or 888-467-5657

Bookstore Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 am–6 pm
Friday: 7:30 am–5 pm
Saturday: 10 am–2 pm

Webster University Bookstore
Patti Crosswhite, 0354mgr@follett.com or (314) 968-5936 or 1-888-467-5657.

Students who are interested in carrying the flag of their home country during our Commencement ceremony are asked to complete a brief application at: http://blogs.webster.edu/mcisa/.

If you are located outside of the St. Louis area and participating in the St. Louis Commencement or you are walking in graduation ceremonies at an extended campus go to:

http://college.jostens.com/jostens/?affiliateId=1059767 and follow the instructions on the website to order a cap & gown and announcements for the ceremony in which you are participating.

For any questions, call Jostens' Consumer Contact Center at 1-800-854-7464.

https://www.legacy.webster.edu/commencement for information on photos, directions, parking, hotels, and lots more.

Distribute copies of the MAP OF YOUR COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY to friends and family with your Commencement announcements. The map shows your check-in area, and the location of your individual School/College ceremony. These maps contain all the information you and your guests will need to navigate your way through Commencement day.

  • Main Ceremony
  • George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology School Map
  • Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Map
  • School of Communications Map
  • School of Education Map
  • College of Arts & Sciences Map

Celebrate the completion of your Webster University degree (and the previous 6 steps) at the 98th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Would you like to contribute to the broad effort to build responsible citizenship and a sustainable world? If so, you may want to join students at colleges and universities nationwide who have taken the Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility.

Call Nancy at (314) 968-6959 or higgins@webster.edu with any questions.

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Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
Phone (573) 329-6777, Fax (573) 329-2609 | ftleonardwood@webster.edu

 

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Our Completely Redesigned Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

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The new MBA program provides our students with the business skills necessary to develop and implement value-creating ideas and solutions. We’ve designed it primarily with our working professionals in mind who want to share their career, upgrade credentials and become strategic players in the world of business.   

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